Best Weekend Treks from Delhi (Part 2)

Updated: Jul 23



The previous week, we presented you with the first of the series of treks which are accessible from Delhi.

This week, I am sharing with you five more such short treks. All of these treks are easily accessible from all parts of India if you are making a stopover in Delhi. Once you are in Delhi, there are buses plying to most of these locations.

All of these treks are guaranteed to revive you out of the captive city life and take you closer to nature.

So here are the treks…


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Prashar Lake Trek

  • Difficulty level: Easy

  • Altitude: ~8930 ft

  • The starting point of the trek: Mandi, Himachal Pradesh

  • Best time to visit: December to March




This one of the best suitable treks for the city people. It is relatively easy and is very close to Delhi.

Prashar Lake trek is situated in the Mandi region of Himachal Pradesh. The best part of this trek is that, if you want to complete this trek in a span of two-days or if you prefer, you can stretch it to almost a complete week.

This depends on what route you take and what are the experiences you want during the trek.


Khar Myundari Trek

  • Difficulty level: Easy

  • Altitude: ~9383 ft

  • The starting point of the trek: Manali, Himachal Pradesh

  • Best time to visit: any time of the year



Manali is a small town in the hills which is popular for it's a scenic beauty. One time you are in a bustling tourist town and a few kilometers later, you are in a completely different place, surrounded by nature.

As a result, many beautiful treks start right from this town. Among one of them is Khar Myundari trek with a distance of 13 km. Along the walk, you get the stunning views of many of the peaks of Himalayan ranges that are situated in the Dhauladhar and Pir Panjal.

This is also becoming popular for the hikers as Manali is so accessible to tourists from Delhi.




Kareri Lake Trek

  • Difficulty level: Easy

  • Altitude: ~9700 ft

  • The starting point of the trek: Ghera Village, Pathankot

  • Best time to visit: April to November




As its name suggests, people complete this trek to reach a small lake in the Dhauladhar range of Himachal. This lake is best suited for people who are imagining them sitting beside a small lake situated within the mountains and feel the cool air pass by you. If you are looking for some peace away from the hustle and bustle of city life, this trek is perfect for you.

Along the way, you'll pass through vast widespread meadows, lush green forests and of course, no trek is complete without gusting mountain streams.


Triund Trek

  • Difficulty level: Easy

  • Altitude: ~9760 ft

  • The starting point of the trek: Mcleodganj, Himachal Pradesh

  • Best time to visit: any time of the year




This is probably the most discussed trek among the people living in or around Delhi. Also, Include the whole of North-India in that. This trek is popular, can be reached easily, and offers a vast compilation of views along the route. This is undoubtedly one of the best treks that can be completed within a weekend from Delhi and take you through jungles of pine, rhododendron, and oak trees. Oh, and the best part, you get to camp at the summit.


Nag Tibba Trek

  • Difficulty level: Easy

  • Altitude: ~10000 ft

  • The starting point of the trek: Dehradun

  • Best time to visit: any time of the year except July and August





This trek starts about 45 km away from being a scenic mountain town of Mussourie. It is one of the easiest reachable treks from Delhi and most of North-India. Along this trek, you'll pass through the dense forests of oak and deodar.

As you reach near the end, you'll be greeted by the beautiful views of Bandarpunch peak, Kala Nag Peak, and Gangotri Peaks.


As usual, let me know about your experience if you have visited any of these treks. You can write it as a comment or email it to me at terrestrial.astronaut@gmail.com





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